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In the aftermath of the Charlottesville tragedy, the debate over monuments to persons in America’s past has elevated to a point where, too often,…

By David A. Plymyer The hasty decision by Maryland’s State House Trust to remove the statue of Roger B. Taney from the grounds of…

By Charles Scheeler Last week, an extraordinary woman by the name of Krish Vignarajah announced she is running for governor of Maryland. Even as…

As the number of homicides in Baltimore surpasses record levels and city leaders pursue shortsighted measures to reduce violent crime by locking up more…

By Charlie Gerow Let’s start with what should be obvious: Obamacare has failed. It never did what it promised. The Affordable Care Act wasn’t…

By David Reel In today’s contentious political arena, few topics generate more intense discussion than the “proper” roles of the media and the “proper’…

By Charlie Gerow In each of the special elections since Donald Trump became president, Democrats have touted their candidacies as a chance to show…

By Josh Kurtz I’ve been having a hard time separating Rushern Baker’s announcement this week that he is running for governor with the Democrats’…

By George Leventhal I hope all elected officials, and the public, will take a lesson from the tragic events following a sexual encounter at…

By John Olszewski Jr. Former Sun reporter Alec MacGillis’s recent article on Jared Kushner’s real estate empire in Baltimore County (published by ProPublica and…